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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. I
Subject Code CHM611
Subject Title Fundamentals of Materials Science


Structure of solids, Band theory of solids, Significance of structure property relationship; Imperfections in solids; Diffusion phenomenon, Applications of diffusion; Principles of solidification, Thermodynamics of solutions; Phase diagrams and phase transformations, Basic definitions and determination and applications; Heat treatment; Ceramic materials, Classification, Crystal structure, Properties, Characterisation and applications

Text Books

1. R. Abbaschian, R.E. Reed-Hill, Physical Metallurgy Principles, 4th ed., Cengage Learning, 2009.

2. D.R. Askeland, P.P. Phule, W.J. Wright, The Science and Engineering of Materials, 6th ed., Cengage Learning, 2010.

3. W.D. Callister, D.G. Rethwisch, Materials science and Engineering: An Introduction, 8th ed., Wiley, 2010.

4. B.S. Mitchell, An Introduction to Materials Engineering and Science for Chemical and Materials Engineers, 1st ed., Wiley- Interscience, 2003.

5. C. Kittel, Introduction to Solid State Physics, 8th ed., Wiley, 2005.

6. V. Singh, Physical Metallurgy, 1st ed., 2008.

7. S.H. Avener, Introduction to Physical Metallurgy, 2nd ed., Tata McGraw-Hill Education, 2011.

8. V. Raghavan, Materials Science & Engineering: A first course, 5th ed., PHI Learning, 2004.

9. W.D. Kingery, Introduction to Ceramics, 2nd ed., John Wiley & Sons, 1999.